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Name: H. A. Kachelman
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Stafford
Town: St. John
Party: Democrat
District: 77
Chamber: House 1933, SS1933, SS1934
Notes:
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Name: Samuel James Kahler
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Dickinson
Town: Abilene
Party:
District: 79
Chamber: House 1873
Notes:
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Name: Mark A. Kahrs
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Sedgwick
Town: Wichita
Party: Republican
District: 87
Chamber: House 2013
Notes: Married to Sherri
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Name: William A. Kahrs
Born: January 25, 1904 in Winfield, Kansas
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Sedgwick
Town: Wichita
Party: Republican
District: 27
Chamber: Senate 1943, 1945, 1947, 1949, 1951
Notes: Elected November 3, 1942, to fill vacancy by resignation of
William E. Wertz.
Source material:

 

1)---1943 Kansas Legislative Directory. (Topeka, Kan. : Kansas Business Magazine, 1943?)



Name: Isaac Smith Kalloch
Born: July 10, 1831 in Rockland, Maine.
Died: December 7, 1887 in Sehome (now Bellingham), Washington.
Occupation:
County: Douglas
Town: Lawrence
Party: Republican
District: 53
Chamber: House 1873
Notes:
Source material:

1)---Information provided courtesy of Marilyn Morrison, from Washington.



Name: Bernard D. Kanan
Born: November 26, 1924
Died: August 7, 2006
Occupation: Businessman
County: Wyandotte
Town: Kansas City
Party: Democrat
District: 5
Chamber: Senate 1989, SS1989, 1990, 1991, 1992
Notes:
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Name: George Washington Kanavel
Born: January 27, 1844, in Holmes County, Ohio
Died: January 23, 1931 in Sedgwick, Kansas.
Occupation:
County: Harvey
Town: Sedgwick
Party: Republican
District: 30
Chamber: Senate 1917, 1919, SS1919, SS1920
Notes: Civil War veteran: Company F, 18th Ohio Voluntary Infantry. Served on State Board of Charities and the State Board of Control. Also served as Chairman of the Kansas State Railroad Commission. Married August 28, 1868, to Mary A. Paugh.
Source material:

1)---Journal of the Kansas Senate, 1931 (Topeka, Kan. : Kansas State Printer, 1931), "Senate Resolution No. 14," page 140

2)---Standard History of Kansas and Kansans - 1918 (http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/archives/1918ks/biok/kanavegw.html)



Name: James H. Karns
Born: December 17, 1869
Died: October 17, 1936
Occupation: Flour and Feed Miller
County: Labette
Town: Oswego
Party: Democrat
District: 25
Chamber: House 1933, SS1933, SS1934
Notes:
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Name: Gerald L. "Jerry" Karr
Born: October 15, 1936
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Lyon
Town: Emporia
Party: Democrat
District: 17
Chamber: Senate 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, SS1987,
1988, 1989, SS1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994,
1995, 1996, 1997, 1998
Notes: Resigned January 10,1999. Succeeded by Harry Stephens.
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Name: Robert O. Karr
Born: January 20, 1907 at Girard, Kansas
Died: August 3, 1991
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Crawford
Town: Girard
Party: Democrat
District: 20
Chamber: House 1949, 1951, 1953,1954, 1955, 1956, 1957
Notes: Married to Dorothy Winsler on April 16, 1933
Source material:

1)---Social Security Death Index

2)---Obit from Girard Press 8/7/1991


Name: William Karr
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Miami
Town: New Lancaster
Party: Republican 1862; Radical Republican 1865
District: 9
Chamber: House 1862
District: 45
Chamber: House 1865
Notes:
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Name: William A. Kassebaum
Born: February 11, 1962
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer & Rancher
County: Morris
Town: Burdick
Party: Republican
District: 68
Chamber: House 2003, 2004
Notes:
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Name: Mary Kauffman
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Secretary/Treasurer
County:
Town: Hutchinson
Party: Republican
District: 101
Chamber: House 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
Notes:
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Name: Morris Kay
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Insurance
County: Douglas
Town: Lawrence
Party: Republican
District: 40
Chamber: House 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972
Notes: Ran for Governor in 1972. Ran for Congress in1982.
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Name: E. H. Keables
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Neosho
Town: Thayer
Party:
District: 45
Chamber: House 1872
Notes:
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Name: Victor Wm. Kearns, Jr.
Born: September 6, 1934
Died:
Occupation: Real Estate
County: Johnson
Town: Merriam
Party: Republican
District: 23
Chamber: House 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980
Notes: Appointed on January 3, 1974, to replace Kenith R. Howard,
Jr., resigned.
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Name: Thomas Keddie
Born: 1845 in Falkirk, Sterling County, Scotland.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Reno
Town: Huntsville
Party: Republican
District: 77
Chamber: House 1897, SS1898
Notes: Wife's first name, Janette. Father of six children. Came to Kansas in 1877.
Source material:

1)---U.S. Federal Census, 1880. Reno County, Kansas, page 486-D.

2)--- Handbook of the Kansas Legislature, 1897 (Topeka, Kan. : Crane & Company, 1897).



Name: Walter E. Keef
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Merchant
County: Mitchell
Town: Glen Elder
Party: Republican
District: 31
Chamber: Senate 1937, SS1938, 1939
Notes:
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Name: Horace Andrew Keefer
Born: 1857 in Schuylkill Haven, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Leavenworth
Town: Wallula
Party: Populist
District: 8
Chamber: House 1897, SS1898
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1883. Married.
Source material:

1)---Handbook of the Kansas Legislature, 1897 (Topeka, Kan. : Crane & Company, 1897).



Name: Charles G. Keeler
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Johnson
Town:
Party:
District: 8
Chamber: Senate 1862
Notes:
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Name: Robert P. Keenan
Born: December 30, 1922 in Great Bend, Kansas.
Died: October 25, 2008 in Great Bend, Kansas
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Barton
Town: Great Bend
Party: Democrat
District: 108
Chamber: House 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972
Notes: Married September 9, 1961 to Dorothy B. Burnette.
Source material:

1)---Who's Who in American Politics, Second Edition 1969-1970, (R.R. Bowker Company, New York and London 1969)



Name: Austin McCreary Keene
Born: September 4, 1865 in Middletown, Ohio.
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Bourbon
Town: Fort Scott
Party: Republican
District: 18
Chamber: House 1911, 1913, 1915, 1917
District: 8
Chamber: Senate 1919, SS1919, SS1920
Notes: Speaker of the House in 1917.
Source material:

1)---Kansas Cyclopedia of State History, 1912, volume III, pt 1.



Name: James F. Keeney
Born: In Indiana
Died:
Occupation: Real estate
County: Trego
Town: Wakeeney
Party: Republican
District: 131
Chamber: House 1881
Notes:
Source material:

1)---U.S. Federal Census, 1880. Trego County, Kansas, page 310-D.



Name: Lyman Beecher Keifer
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Merchant
County: Neosho
Town: Chanute
Party: Republican
District: 31
Chamber: House 1899
Notes:
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Name: A. B. Keith
Born: June 14, 1898 in Dexter, Kansas
Died:
Occupation: General Insurance Agent
County: Brown
Town: Hiawatha
Party: Republican
District: 37
Chamber: House 1941, 1943
Notes:
Source material:

1)---1943 Kansas Legislative Directory. (Topeka, Kan. : Kansas Business Magazine, 1943?)



Name: C. B. Keith
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Merchant
County: Atchison
Town: Muscotah
Party: Republican
District: 2
Chamber: House 1861
Notes:
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Name: John H. Keith
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Montgomery
Town: Coffeyville
Party: Democrat
District: 29
Chamber: House 1903, SS1903
Notes:
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Name: Joe Kejr
Born: February 16, 1959
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Saline
Town: Brookville
Party: Republican
District: 67
Chamber: House 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998
Notes:
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Name: A. B. Keller
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Crawford
Town: Pittsburg
Party: Republican
District: 9
Chamber: Senate 1956
Notes: Appointed to fill vacancy caused by resignation of Lawrence M. Gibson, October 1955.
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Name: J. S. Keller
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Thomas
Town: Winona
Party: Socialist
District: 105
Chamber: House 1917
Notes:
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Name: John H. Keller
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Jackson
Town: Holton
Party: Republican
District: 66
Chamber: House 1879
Notes:
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Name: Francis M. Kelley
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Teacher, Co. Supt., Co. Treas.
County: Kearny
Town: Kendall
Party: Republican
District: 117
Chamber: House 1893, 1895
Notes:
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Name: Frank J. Kelley
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Mitchell
Town: Cawker City
Party: Republican
District: 106
Chamber: House 1885, SS1886
Notes:
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Name: Geo. W. Kelley
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Marshall
Town: Beattie
Party: Republican
District: 74
Chamber: House 1881
Notes:
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Name: J. A. Kelley
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Stevens
Town: Hugoton
Party: Democrat
District: 124
Chamber: House 1921
Notes:
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Name: J. Will Kelley
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Shawnee
Town: Topeka
Party: Democrat
District: 34
Chamber: House 1911
Notes:
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Name: James H. Kelley
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Douglas
Town: Willow Springs
Party: Republican
District: 40
Chamber: House 1866
District: 54
Chamber: House 1872
Notes:
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Name: John Kelley
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Sedgwick
Town: Wichita; Goddard 1885
Party: Republican
District: 76
Chamber: House 1876
District: 38
Chamber: Senate 1877
District: 33
Chamber: Senate 1885, SS1886, 1887
Notes:
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Name: Kasha Kelley
Born:
Died:
Occupation: CEO, Customer Care Company
County: Cowley
Town: Arkansas City
Party: Republican
District: 79
District: 80
Chamber: House 2005, SS2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Chamber: House 2013
Notes: Married to Scott Margolius
Source material:

1)---http://www.kslegislature.org



Name: M. C. Kelley
Born: Boston, Mass.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Crawford
Town: Mulberry Grove
Party: Republican
District: 7
Chamber: Senate 1885, SS1886, 1887
District: 8
Chamber: Senate 1889, 1891
Notes: Married Helen A. Barrett on July 16, 1870. Came to Kansas in 1874.
Source material:

1)---Directory of the Kansas State Senate, 1889 / by A.G. Stacey, Secretary. Topeka, Kan. Kansas Publishing House, 1889.



Name: M. P. Kelley
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Dickinson
Town: Chapman
Party: Populist
District: 58
Chamber: House 1893
Notes:
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Name: Phillip Kelley
Born: about 1840 in Ohio.
Died:
Occupation: Boot & shoe dealer
County: Doniphan
Town: White Cloud
Party: Republican
District: 1
Chamber: House 1879, 1885, SS1886
Notes:
Source material:

1)---1880 U.S. Census, Doniphan County, White Cloud, Kansas.



Name: William Henry Harrison Kelley
Born: May 12, 1836 in Montgomery Township, Wood County, Ohio.
Died: Julky 24, 1897 in Burlington, Kansas.
Occupation: Farmer
County: Coffey
Town: Ottumwa
Party: Radical Republican
District: 61
Chamber: House 1868
District: 22
Chamber: Senate 1881, 1883, SS1884
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1858. Civil War veteran: 5th Kansas Volunteer Cavalry. Appointed director of the State Penitentiary in 1868. Elected to the U.S. Congress, House of Representatives to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Thomas Ryan and served from December 2, 1889, to March 3, 1891. Married 1st Tabitha McCombs, October 4, 1855. She died November 16, 1859. Married 2nd Caroline E. DeWitt, June 25, 1861. She died July 24, 1897.
Source material:

1)---"Wm. H. H. Kelley" Transactions of the Kansas State Historical Society. vol. 6, pages 219-221.

2)---Biographical Directory of the United States Congress bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp



Name: C. M. Kellogg
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Clay
Town: Clay Center
Party: Independent or Republican
District: 80
Chamber: House 1872, 1876
District: 32
Chamber: Senate 1877, 1879
Notes:
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Name: Josiah Kellogg
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Leavenworth
Town: Leavenworth
Party: Republican
District: 23
Chamber: House 1863, 1864, 1866, 1869, 1870
District: 3
Chamber: Senate 1871, 1872
District: 21
Chamber: House 1873
District: 12
Chamber: House 1877
Notes: Speaker of the House in 1863-64 and 1873.
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Name: Lyman Beecher Kellogg
Born: September 28, 1841, in Lorraine County, Ohio.
Died: October 8, 1918, in Emporia, Kansas.
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Lyon
Town: Emporia
Party: Republican
District: 82
Chamber: House 1877
District: 20
Chamber: Senate 1885, SS1886, 1887
Notes: Kansas Attorney General, 1889-1891. First president of the Kansas State Normal School at Emporia. Married to Mary Viginia Mitchell.
Source material::

1)---Illustriana Kansas. (Hebron, Neb. : Illustriana Inc., 1933) page 620 (biography of his son, Joseph Mitchell Kellogg).



Name: Seth R. Kellogg
Born: August 30, 1845 in White Pigeon, St. Joseph County, Michigan.
Died:
Occupation: Merchant
County: Woodson
Town: Toronto
Party: Republican
District: 56
Chamber: House 1877
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1857. Married September 5, 1871, to Catherine Rowe.
Source material:

1)---Online biography found in History of the State of Kansas (Woodson County section) by William G. Cutler, first published in 1883 by A. T. Andreas, Chicago, IL.



Name: Edward J. Kelly
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Merchant
County: Atchison
Town: Effingham
Party: Democrat
District: 3
Chamber: House 1909
Notes:
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Name: Henry Bascom Kelly
Born: February 28, 1843 in Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky.
Died:
Occupation: Editor, Publisher, Proprietor, Lawyer
County: McPherson
Town: McPherson
Party: Republican
District: 31
Chamber: Senate 1885, SS1886, 1887
District: 30
Chamber: Senate 1889, 1891
Notes: Married Mrs. Julia Lee (Harklerodes) Adkins November 17, 1870. Started renowned law firm of Kelly & Kelly in Topeka, Kansas in 1899.
Source material:

1)---Kansas: a cyclopedia of state history, Vol. III pages 399-400, (Standard Pub. Co. Chicago, 1912).



Name: Laura J. Kelly
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Association management
County: Shawnee
Town: Topeka
Party: Democrat
District: 18
Chamber: Senate 2005, SS2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
Notes: Married to Ted Daughety, MD.
Source material:

1)---http://www.kslegislature.org


Name: Jim Kelly
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Banker
County: Montgomery
Town: Independence
Party: Republican
District: 12
District: 11
Chamber: House 2011, 2012
Chamber: House 2013
Notes: Married to Eloise Kelly. Elected on January 8, 2011 to replace Jeff King who had been elected to the Senate.
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Name: W. O. Kelman
Born: August 29, 1891
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Haskell
Town: Sublette
Party: Democrat
District: 121
Chamber: House 1951, 1953, 1955, 1956
Notes:
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Name: Richard F. (Dick) Kelsey
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Businessman
County: Sedgwick
Town: Goddard
Party: Republican
District: 93
Chamber: House 2005, SS2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
District: 26
Chamber: Senate 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Notes: Married to Doris A. Kelsey.
Source material:

1)---http://www.kslegislature.org



Name: David Kelso
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Labette
Town: Parsons
Party: Republican
District: 33
Chamber: House 1885, SS1886
Notes:
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Name: Albert M. Kelson
Born: 1884 in Burton, Adams County, Illinois.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Stockraiser
County: Ness
Town: Bazine
Party: Populist
District: 99
Chamber: House 1897, SS1898
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1877. Married and the father of four children.
Source material:

1)---Handbook of the Kansas Legislature, 1897 (Topeka, Kan. : Crane & Company, 1897).



Name: Charles A. Kelson
Born: October 7, 1872 in Butler County, Iowa.
Died:
Occupation: Served as Sheriff & Mayor
County: Scott
Town: Scott City
Party: Democrat
District: 113
Chamber: House 1915
Notes: Came to Kansas at the age of 4. Married Mary Ater on September 29, 1890.
Source material:

1)---A Standard History of Kansas and Kansans, by William C. Connelley (Chicago: Lewis Publishing Co. 1919).



Name: Wallace Chester Kemp
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Banker
County: Sedgwick
Town: Wichita
Party: Republican
District: 68
Chamber: House 1929
Notes: Died August 30, 1929; succeeded by J. R. Smithheisler in SS1930.
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Name: J. A. Kendall
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Miami
Town: Squiresville
Party: Republican
District: 44
Chamber: House 1867
Notes:
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Name: R. D. Kendall
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Gray
Town: Cimarron
Party: Democrat
District: 120
Chamber: House 1947
Notes:
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Name: John P. Kenea
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Linn
Town: LaCygne
Party: Republican
District: 19
Chamber: House 1889
Notes:
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Name: Connie Ames Kennard
Born: August 11, 1940
Died:
Occupation: Receptionist, Secretary, Computer Operator
County: Sedgwick
Town: Wichita
Party: Democrat
District: 84
Chamber: House 1987, SS1987, 1988
Notes:
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Name: H. K. Kennedy
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Jefferson
Town:
Party:
District: 17
Chamber: House 1872
Notes:
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Name: J. B. Kennedy
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Doniphan
Town: Troy
Party: Republican
District: 5
Chamber: House 1871
District: 2
Chamber: House 1879
Notes:
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Name: John A. Kennedy
Born: about 1842 in Hamersville, Brown County, Ohio.
Died:
Occupation: Merchant, Real Estate
County: Coffey
Town: Burlington
Party: Republican
District: 15
Chamber: Senate 1901, 1903, SS1903
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1857.
Source material:

1)---Handbook of the Kansas Legislature, 1901. Topeka, Kan. : Crane & Co, 1900.



Name: Jonathan Rolstin Kennedy
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Douglas
Town: Lawrence
Party: Radical Republican
District: 36
Chamber: House 1865
Notes:
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Name: Lawrence Kennedy
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Leavenworth
Town: Pleasant Ridge
Party: Democrat
District: 26
Chamber: House 1865, 1867
Notes: Unseated C. J. Mize in election contest, January 25, 1865.
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Name: S. T. Kennedy
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Cherokee
Town: Columbus
Party:
District: 42
Chamber: House 1872
Notes:
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Name: Thomas H. Kennedy
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Douglas
Town: Lawrence
Party: Republican
District: 36
Chamber: House 1867
Notes:
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Name: James Kenner
Born: 1815 in Illinois
Died: 1900 in Eureka, Kansas
Occupation: Farmer
County: Greenwood
Town: Eureka
Party: Republican
District: 75
Chamber: House 1863, 1864
Notes: Married Judith Willis
Source material:

1)---Standard History of Kansas and Kansans (Biography of his grandson, Robert Kenner, 1918 edition)



Name: William H. Kennett
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Stockman, Farmer
County: Geary
Town: Milford
Party: Republican
District: 48
Chamber: House 1909
Notes:
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Name: Alfred R. Kent
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Marion
Town: Peabody
Party: Republican
District: 55
Chamber: House 1917
Notes:
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Name: William Miller Kenton
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Rice
Town: Raymond
Party: Populist, Alliance
District: 96
Chamber: House 1891
District: 80
Chamber: House 1893
Notes:
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Name: R. J. Kenyon
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Stockman
County: Hodgeman
Town: Pawnee Valley, Jetmore
Party: Republican
District: 119
Chamber: House 1883, SS1884
District: 115
Chamber: House 1889
Notes:
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Name: Lewis Walter Keplinger
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Allen
Town: Humboldt
Party: Republican
District: 53
Chamber: House 1877
Notes:
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Name: J. J. Keraus
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Merchant
County: Trego
Town: Wakeeney
Party: Democrat
District: 104
Chamber: House 1909
District: 99
Chamber: House 1911
Notes:
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Name: John Judson Kerby
Born: January 5, 1871, in Beaver, Iowa
Died: February 27, 1932, in Independence, Kansas
Occupation: Teacher, Public Accountant
County: Montgomery
Town: Independence
Party: Republican
District: 27
Chamber: House 1925
Notes: Married Cora May Clayton, December 22, 1900.
Source material:

1)---Illustriana Kansas. (Hebron, Neb. : Illustriana, Inc., 1933) page 632, 634.



Name: Edward Leroy Kerns
Born: 1883
Died:
Occupation: Insurance, Real Estate
County: Logan
Town: Oakley
Party: Republican
District: 114
Chamber: House 1905
Notes:
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Name: Charles H. Kerr
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Montgomery
Town: Independence
Party: Republican
District: 27
Chamber: House 1911
Notes:
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Name: Dave Kerr
Born: May 4, 1945
Died:
Occupation: Self Employed, Executive, Businessman, Investor
County: Reno
Town: Hutchinson
Party: Republican
District: 34
Chamber: Senate 1985, 1986, 1987, SS1987, 1988, 1989, SS1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
Notes:
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Name: Fred A. Kerr
Born: December 29, 1940 in Spearville, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Stockman, Farmer
County: Pratt
Town: Coats
Party: Republican
District: 33
Chamber: Senate 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, SS1987, 1988, 1989, SS1989, 1990, 1991, 1992
Notes:
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Name: Walter L. Kerr
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Norton
Town: Norton
Party: Populist
District: 102
Chamber: House 1893
Notes:
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Name: Dan Kerschen
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Sedgwick
Town: Grand Plain
Party: Republican
District: 93
Chamber: House 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
District: 26
Chamber: Senate 2013
Notes: Married to Norene
Source material:

1)---Kansas Legislative Handbook, 2009



Name: Nicholas S. Kerschen
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Marshall
Town: Marysville
Party: Republican
District: 40
Chamber: House 1913
Notes:
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Name: Bert Kersey
Born: July 21, 1870 , in Pottawatomie County, Kansas
Died: July 27, 1947 in Chula Vista, California
Occupation: Automobile Agent
County: Pottawatomie
Town: Westmoreland
Party: Democrat
District: 41
Chamber: House 1925
Notes: Married to Rebecca Jane Domeny.
Source material:

1)---From information supplied by Jane Becker, great-granddaughter.



Name: Frank E. Kershner
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Rush
Town: Rush Center
Party: Republican
District: 90
Chamber: House 1965, 1966, SS1966
Notes:
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Name: Edward L. Kessinger
Born: February 9, 1918 in Osawatomie, Kansas
Died:
Occupation: Editor, Publisher
County: Geary
Town: Junction City
Party: Republican
District: 41
Chamber: House 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, SS1964
District: 56
Chamber: House 1967, 1968
Notes: Served in the Navy during WWII. Married June 12, 1938 to Mona Elaine.
Source material:

1)---1961 Kansas Legislative Directory. (Topeka, Kan. : Midwest Industry Magazine, Kansas Construction Magazine, 1961.)



Name: Frank M. Kessler
Born: 1909
Died:
Occupation: Lumberman
County: Sedgwick
Town: Wichita
Party: Democrat
District: 68
Chamber: House 1937, SS1938, 1939, 1941
Notes:
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Name: David W. Kester
Born: September 23, 1919
Died:
Occupation: Attorney
County: Greenwood
Town: Eureka
Party: Republican
District: 47
Chamber: House 1959, 1960
Notes:
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Name: W. E. Kibbe
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Franklin
Town: Ohio City
Party: Republican
District: 59
Chamber: House 1867
Notes:
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Name: Thomas McKinley Kidwell
Born: September 10, 1920 in Augusta, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Owner & Operator Consolidated Feightways
County: Sedgwick
Town: Wichita
Party: Democrat
District: 69
Chamber: House 1965, 1966
Notes: Resigned January 1966. Married to Betty Jean Thompson.
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Name: S. Mike Kiegerl
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Businessman/Adjunct Asst. Professor, Retired
County: Johnson
Town: Olathe
Party: Republican
District: 43
Chamber: House 2005, SS2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, SS 2013
Notes: Married to Marguerite E. Kiegerl. Elected July 22, 2013 to replace Arlen Siegreid, resigned. Sworn in September 3, 2013.
Source material:

1)---http://www.kslegislature.org



Name: Bennett R. Kiehl
Born: September 13, 1837 in Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
Died:
Occupation: General Business
County: Geary
Town: Junction City
Party: Democrat
District: 78
Chamber: House 1877
Notes: Moved to Kansas in 1858
Source material:

1)---Directory of the State Government of Kansas for the years 1877 and 1878



Name: Emil C. Kielhorn
Born: February 29, 1876 in Hanover, Germany
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Cowley
Town: Cambridge
Party: Republican
District: 51
Chamber: House 1943, 1945
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1891.
Source material:

1)---1943 Kansas Legislative Directory. (Topeka, Kan. : Kansas Business Magazine, 1943?)



Name: Wm. Kiff
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Atchison
Town: Atchison
Party: Republican
District: 2
Chamber: House 1907, SS1908
Notes:
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Name: Cyrus Kilgore
Born: June 23, 1813, in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania.
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Dickinson
Town: Abilene
Party: Republican
District: 73
Chamber: House 1869
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1867. March 12, 1836, to Julia A. Keeler.
Source material:

1)---Online biography found in History of the State of Kansas (Dickinson County section) by William G. Cutler, first published in 1883 by A. T. Andreas, Chicago, IL.



Name: R. J. Killeen
Born: In 1893 in Chicago
Died:
Occupation: Realtor
County: Wyandotte
Town: Kansas City
Party: Democrat
District: 9
Chamber: House 1931
Notes: In 1919 married Anna Mayer
Source material:

1)---Who's Who in the Kansas Legislature: Session 1931 / by Arch L. Bell. Great Bend, Kan. : Howell Printing, [1931?].



Name: Daniel Killen
Born:
Died:
Occupation: R. R. Con'tr.
County: Wyandotte
Town: Wyandotte
Party: Democrat
District: 31
Chamber: House 1867
Notes:
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Name: Howard S. Killian
Born: April 11, 1909
Died:
Occupation: Insurance
County: Geary
Town: Junction City
Party: Democrat
District: 43
Chamber: House 1959, 1960
Notes:
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Name: T. P. Killen
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Allen
Town:
Party:
District: 10
Chamber: House 1862
Notes: Resignation accepted February 24, 1862.
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Name: Dana W. Killinger, Jr.
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Attorney
County: Shawnee
Town: Topeka
Party: Republican
District: 19
Chamber: Senate 1974
Notes: Appointed on October 11, 1973, to replace Tom West, resigned.
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Name: Patricia Kilpatrick
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Public relations
County: Johnson
Town: Overland Park
Party: Republican
District: 29
Chamber: House 2005, SS2005, 2006
Notes:
Source material:

1)---http://www.kslegislature.org


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